- Archaeology. an ancient drawing or writing scratched on a wall or other surface.
- a single example of graffiti.
Origin of graffito
see origin at graffiti
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Examples from the Web for graffito
The price of a wreath is given in a graffito as three asses (p. 497).
For the wineshop in which the graffito was found, see Mau, Bull.
Each bore a stamp on the handle; the smaller had also a graffito on the rim of the bottom made by a succession of little dots.Roman Britain in 1914
Word Origin and History for graffito
singular of graffiti (q.v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper